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Local 6 Leadership Strongly Endorses Final Offer From Waste Management
OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 27, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen Union Local 6 representing 100 landfill workers at three East Bay disposal locations have told Waste Management (NYSE:WMI) that they plan on endorsing the final contract offer. They also state that they intend on recommending this offer to their membership for endorsement at the vote scheduled for later today.
Transmeridian Exploration, Inc.
Transmeridian Exploration Provides Operations Update; Sets Date for Third Quarter Conference Call
HOUSTON, Oct. 27, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Transmeridian Exploration Incorporated (AMEX:TMY) today announced that the three most recent wells to reach total depth in its South Alibek field in western Kazakhstan, SA-13, SA-16 and SA-21, have been logged and cased and are ready for completion. Completion of the wells, including high-velocity acid stimulation, is still pending due to delayed arrival and mechanical failure of certain third-party service company equipment. The wells are now expected to be completed over the next two weeks.
Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.
Enbridge Energy Partners Declares Cash Distribution and Reports Earnings for Third Quarter 2006
HOUSTON, Oct. 27, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP) ("Enbridge Partners" or "the Partnership") today declared a cash distribution of $0.925 per unit payable November 14, 2006 to unitholders of record on November 6, 2006. The Partnership also reported net income for the three months ended September 30, 2006 of $82.2 million, or $1.03 per unit, compared with net loss of $(14.4) million, or $(0.32) per unit, for the third quarter of 2005. For the first nine months of 2006, net income was $233.7 million, or $3.11 per unit, compared with $39.5 million, or $0.37 per unit, in the first nine months of 2005.